Geoff has served as our Managing Partner since 2019. Prior to his current role, he served as Co-Head of our Corporate/ M&A Group specialising in mergers and acquisitions and strategic advisory work for leading corporates. 

He has transactional experience across a broad range of industries, with a particular focus in recent years on the healthcare / pharma and financial services sectors. He has advised on many of the largest and most high profile M&A deals in Irish corporate history and is repeatedly recognised as one of the country’s leading corporate lawyers by leading independent publications, including Chambers Global/Europe, The Legal 500, IFLR and Who’s Who Legal. Previously, Geoff practised in the Corporate Finance Group of a leading New York firm.

Key highlights include advising:

  • on many of the largest/ most significant takeovers of Irish quoted companies including AbbVie/ Allergan, IAG/ Aer Lingus, Medtronic/ Covidien, Chiquita/ Fyffes and Actavis/ Warner Chilcott
  • a wide range of participants in distressed M&A matters, most particularly market-leading work on NPL portfolios for both selling financial institutions and private equity purchasers
  • leading Irish corporates and their boards on complex corporate governance and strategic shareholder issues, particularly takeover defence and activist shareholder issues


Geoff Moore is “extremely thoughtful and understands our business.”

Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2019

Geoff Moore is “very strong in M&A with inverting companies.”

Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2017

Geoff Moore is a “business-minded and very practical M&A expert who has a a very nice blend of knowledge, detail and commercial acumen.”

Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2016

Geoff Moore is “a very commercial lawyer who is very thorough and can bring his experience to the fore.”

Chambers Europe: Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2015


Education & Qualifications

  • M.Litt, 1998, Trinity College, Dublin
  • BCL (First Class Honours), 1996, University College, Cork
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland, 2001
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales (non-practising), 2001
  • Admitted as an Attorney and Counsellor at Law in New York, 2001